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'Sintel'

"Sintel" was one of the films featured at the Animation Theater of the SIGGRAPH Asia 2010 Computer Animation Festival.

Credit: Sintel

A focal point of SIGGRAPH Asia 2010 is the Computer Animation Festival, which features the best in computer animation and visual effects. The festival features the Electronic Theater, which screens several computer animation and visual-effects movies, and the Animation Theater, which screen digital short films. "The SIGGRAPH Asia 2010 Computer Animation Festival has received more entries this year, allowing us to broaden the scope of programs and include stronger content," says festival chair Jinny HyeJin Choo. SIGGRAPH Asia 2010 features 761 pieces from 47 countries, with more than 40 percent of those coming from Asian countries.

The Courses program, involving a series of educational sessions on the theory, application, and inspiration behind computer graphics advancements, is another big part of SIGGRAPH Asia 2010. "There is a good balance between technical and artistic courses, with tracks covering gaming, animation techniques, visual effects, real-time techniques, GPU computing, and the fundamentals of computer graphics," says Courses chair Sophie Revillard.

The SIGGRAPH Asia conference also features the Technical Papers, Technical Sketches and Posters, and Trade Exhibition programs.

From Korea JoongAng Daily
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